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This recipe for Chocolate Covered Strawberries, by Lisa Armentrout, is from Our Favorite Family Recipes,
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Insert toothpicks into the tops of the strawberries. In a double boiler, melt the chocolate and shortening, stirring occasionally until smooth. Grasp toothpick and dip the strawberries into the chocolate mixture. Turn the strawberries upside down and insert the toothpick into styrofoam for the chocolate to cool.
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